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The top 10 birds found in Sussex in the 2018 RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

The RSPB’s annual Big Garden Birdwatch returns 26-28 January but what were the top 10 most common birds in Sussex last year?

Each year people across the nation are busy monitoring their gardens and this year’s Big Garden Birdwatch marks the 40th anniversary of the feathery census.

House Sparrow: The bird most commonly found nationwide
House Sparrow: The bird most commonly found nationwide
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Starling: Second place nationwide and in the south east where it has had a resurgence over the last decade
Starling: Second place nationwide and in the south east where it has had a resurgence over the last decade
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Blue tit: Dropped to third in the South East in the 2018 Birdwatch
Blue tit: Dropped to third in the South East in the 2018 Birdwatch
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Woodpigeon: Fourth in the South East but didn't make the top 10 nationwide
Woodpigeon: Fourth in the South East but didn't make the top 10 nationwide
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